The Big Day

The Big Day

Jess is super excited to attend her step-sister’s wedding and truly become part of the family, but after only recently finding out about her existence, her stepfamily are less than delighted about her presence on the big day.

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Director:  Dawn Shadforth
Executive Producer:  Paul Ashton, Alice Ramsey
Producer:  Michelle Stein
Screenwriter: Kellie Smith
Cinematographer: Robbie Ryan
Editor: Dominic Leung
Production Designer: Katy Tuxford
Sound Designer: Andrew Stewart
Music: N/A
Principal Cast: Jennifer Bea, Patrick Draper, Emma Bowe, Alyssia Jarvis, Isla Lay
Additional Credits: Costume Designer: Hannah Edwards, Hair & Make-up Designer: Martin MacLean


Public Film Contact
Michelle Stein
Escape Films
Publicity Contact
Michelle Stein
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year:  2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Family
Screening in: Shorts Program 1
Screening Section: Narrative Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Narrative Short
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Runtime: 15:00 mins